Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
morning to our viewers in the west, it is thursday, october 4th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." mitt romney outshines president obama in their first debate. >>> raising the stakes in the ongoing civil war in syria. >>> baseball has its first triple crown winner since 1967. >>> and who would want to tear down a house by one of america's greatest architects? >>> we begin with a look at today's "eye opener" your world in 90 seconds. >>> millions of americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. >> mitt romney goes on the offensive at the first presidential debate. >> five weeks before the election, he's saying his big, bold idea is never mind. >> you're entitled as the president, you own an airplane and you own a house but not to your own facts. >> romney was able to out obama obama. >> we don't know whether debates matter but we do know debates over whether debates matter matter. >>> syrian targets in retaliation from shelling from syria that struck a border village, killing five civilians. >> very, very dangerous situation. >>> a rare and deadly meningitis outbreak from stero
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
area braces for the bustle, cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez reports the city can't wait for the windfall. >> it's going to be very busy and profitable. >> like what, a car payment? >> it could be depending on the car. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: not all this weekend tourists will spend money like sailors on leave but they will leave a major mark. >> it's undeniable. >> reporter: matt of the san francisco travel association says visitors to the city spend about $300 per day. >> about a third of that is spent in the hotels. that means two thirds of it is spent outside the hotels. that's restaurant, retail, museum, galleries, other cultural experiences, transportation. >> reporter: with a million visitors projected this weekend, that's an economic impact of about $300 million per day. >> september was an amazing month for us our busiest month for occupancy since 2009. >> reporter: michael pace general manager of the "w" hotel says october is on path to do even better. >> this could potentially beat the record. we are within a percentage point of out doing ourselves again. >> reporter: the fo
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
listed on cbssf.com/gas. live in cupertino, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> gosh, i remember when a gallon of gas was 89 cents. >> i can go lower than that but we won't go there. >>> the fleet is in, the play- offs are here in the bay area and it's all gearing up for a busy week and traffic will be a mess. >> cbs 5 traffic reporter elizabeth wenger joins us now from san francisco. you know all the areas to avoid. >> reporter: i know. i wish i did. unfortunately, just every area is going to be busy. they actually made this map. this is just some of the events going on in san francisco. and as you can see, every one of these tabs different incidents. so from the golden gate park area to north beach to the castro to obviously all along the waterfront and around the embarcadero, it is going to be jam-packed with cars. it should be some good views. i have already got a good one behind me. i'm not sure you can see it through this fence but we have a big old navy vessel and some of the sailing yachts for fleet week. it's going to be a busy loud weekend at leas
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. all hat ahead had handled a air and then the snake cb ads announcing he saw being bigger role >>robin: it is not as hot in places like san francisco. 86 expected for santa rosa. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay forecast including a lot of our brother. is this going to be tested for the next few days. keep that in mind the and be prepared for the hot weather. by tuesday it will be more comfortable. half and >> the hall of the film festival is happening right now. >> a huge line of of a film festivals around the bay area. why another film festival? >> film festivals are the distribution network for independent films. the filth are wonderful but did not have enough of an audience to go across the country. >> we're in the silicon valley only a few hours away from hollywood. the for fifth climate for an outdoor experience. we have a lot of the technology that much of the world was looking at. if >> does the festival celebrates the people behind the movies. that is our committee. how bay area is the center for media intervention.